Brand protection is not used for celebrities and multinational corporations alone. Every business builds goodwill through its name and it is important for you to protect your brand from individuals who would want to build their business off of your hard work.
Brand protection involves protecting your intellectual property (IP) against counterfeiters, pirates, and infringers of other types of IP, such as color mark, trade dress, trademarks, and design rights. Protecting your IP not only prevents the loss of revenue from a company, but also protects your company’s image, reputation, and overall value.
Essentially, brand protection protects your business against something known...
It’s not unusual for partners in business to fall out of favor with one another.
The hope is that the dispute can be resolved, the business salvaged, or some sort of equitable buyout can be reached.
Sometimes this outcome is achieved with little headache, and the business is freed from the constraints of domestic disturbance.
But all too often situations arise where tempers flare, access to business accounting documents and financial records are denied, or, worse, money is diverted away from the business by a self-interested partner trying to take what they believe belongs to them.
Sometimes one partner will even attempt to unilaterally...